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These mowers operate like a bulldozer or tank in the way they can turn right back on themselves. Even though bulldozers and tanks use treads to control their movement and a zero turn lawn mower uses its rear wheels the principle is the same. By varying the amount and direction of drive power applied to each wheel you can control the movement of the machine. For example if both rear drive wheels on the mower are moving forward at the same speed the lawn mower will go forward in a straight line. If one wheel moves a little slower than the other the lawn mower will roll in the direction of the slower going wheel. And if you want the mower to roll in half circle just make one wheel turn backwards as the other moves forward. Normally zero turn lawn mowers have two rear drive wheels linked to hydrostatic transmission which is what transforms the engines power into hydraulic pressure.
There is a large variety of lawn mowers on the market today. When making a decision to purchase a mower it doesnt hurt to research the different brands and types of mowers provided. For those who wish to minimize their carbon footprint cordless battery-powered mowers are a good way to go. Another option is to look into electric mowers which are somewhat limited in range like the cordless mower but are nevertheless effective for smaller lawns. On the other hand if its power and versatility youre looking for petrol lawn mowers offer a wide range of options.
Weve heard that mulching your lawn is one of the most effective ways to promote a healthy lush and beautifully green lawn and robotic lawn mowers are very effective mulching lawn mowers. But what is mulch? And why is it good for your lawn? Mulch is defined as any material that is laid over soil to provide a protective cover to enhance productivity. The main benefits to mulching your lawn are that mulch: holds water in the soil by preventing evaporation discourages the growth of weeds provides nutrients to the grass This means you will use less water and less fertilizer while having a healthier and better looking lawn.
The easiest way to mulch your lawn is to use the very grass clippings produced when you mow. As the clippings decompose they return valuable nutrients to the soil including nitrogen which contributes to a bright green color. The clippings need to be small enough so that they break down quickly and they must be spread evenly throughout your lawn. Mulching will also save you time as you will not need to water or fertilize as often and you will no longer need to rake clippings after mowing. Because the clippings need to be of a small size to mulch your lawn with its own clippings you will need to either mow very frequently or invest in a mulching lawn mower.